Tahir Kolgjini

Tahir Kolgjini (1903-1988)

Born in Luma, Albania.

He held positions as Prefect of Shkoder and Director General of Police in pre-communist Albania.

In 1944 he was appointed prefect of Shkodra where he served until November 24.  A ferocious anti-communist, he was one of the men who accompanied Kapidan Gjon Markagjoni and Ndue Gjon Gjomarkaj when they were forced to flee Albania on 27 November, 1944.

He settled in Reggio-Emilia until 1948, then went to Istanbul where he remained the rest of his life.

He was a staunch supporter and contributor of the BKI.

He lived in Turkey where he died in 1988.